Compared to people who eat only small amounts of fruits and vegetables, those who eat more generous amounts — as part of a healthful diet — are likely to have reduced risk of chronic diseases. Depending on age and level of physical activity, men should eat between 2 to 2 1/2 cups of fruit andContinue reading “10 Healthy Fruits and Vegetables Men Need”
Fishing has an unexpected connection to happiness and wellbeing. Scientific research has shown that just being in nature can improve your mood, memory, and self-esteem. There’s also evidence it can reduce blood pressure and decrease the risk of certain cancers. In an article for The Metro, psychologists Mark Wheeler and Nick Cooper promoted angling as an effective way of reducing symptomsContinue reading “How Fishing Can Improve Your Mental Health And Your Dating Life”
A new study from scientists at Arizona State University shows the longer someone stares at a TV, phone, or computer screen during the day, the worse their health habits are. Interestingly, when researchers broke down the screen use and health behaviors of the roughly 1,000 study participants, they found watching TV was linked to theContinue reading “Get Off Your Screen Man!”
Studies available indicate that men often report the same feelings as women after a pregnancy loss. Many men experience sadness, grief, stress, anxiety, and depression after their partner miscarries. In one study of 386 partners, 7 percent reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress one month after a pregnancy loss.
Sudden cardiac death accounts for about 1 in 7.5 deaths in the United States. Researchers have shown that diet plays an important role in a person’s cardiovascular health.In the present study, researchers found that people who followed the Mediterranean diet most closely and did not have coronary heart disease had a lower risk of suddenContinue reading “Fried foods, sugary drinks linked to sudden cardiac death”
Forty years ago, an unnamed illness began to disproportionately impact members of the LGBTQ+ community, specifically gay and bisexual men. The disease, which later became known as AIDS, caused by a virus dubbed HIV, devastated our community, becoming the leading cause of death for men between 25 and 44 in 1992. During the 1980s andContinue reading “Alliances Are Needed Between Straight and Gay Men to Address HIV/AIDs”
June is Men’s Health Month and once again men are being faced with some dire health circumstances and according to many health research agencies, our situations are getting better. Average life expectancy in the United States dropped by a full year—from 78.8 to 77.8 years—in the first six months of 2020, according to provisional dataContinue reading “Live Longer Man”